Who We Are

The Turf and Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA) is composed of editors, writers, publishers, photographers, public relations/advertising practitioners, industry association leaders, manufacturers and others involved in green industry communications.

Upcoming Events

31st TOCA Annual Meeting – Virtual
September 9-11, 2020

July 11-14
Columbus, OH

October 21-23
Kentucky Expo Center
Louisville, KY

TOCA Breakfast @GIE+Expo
Thursday, October 22
7:30 a.m.

Current News

Spring Running: Avoid Getting Wet

By Dan Gardner, TOCA Special Running Correspondent The snow has melted, golf courses are open – where one can get in a great walk – and that makes for great running, walking and jogging. Warmer weather is here! But that also brings some challenges – mainly water – as in getting wet shoes and socks. […]

Navigating Uncharted Waters – Personally and Professionally

By Ellie Parry, Forte Marketing & Public Relations In some respects, it feels like we were only recently in Orlando, Fla., for the Golf Industry Show, enjoying the TOCA breakfast together, working hard on the show floor, and taking part in the Syngenta “Health in Action” 5K. In other ways, it feels like a lifetime […]

GCM – ‘A new sheriff in town’

Gardner Award Winner for Writing – Publishing: Environmental Stewardship Article – Commercial Publications We asked Hal Phillips about his winning entry, “A new sheriff in town.” Please briefly describe your winning project. This started out as a straightforward feature on the superintendent at The Vineyard Club, which, on account of its all-organic maintenance stance, would […]

Meet Olivia Mayernik: TOCA Marketing Intern

By Cindy Code, Project EverGreen Project EverGreen will proudly host another TOCA marketing intern during the summer of 2020. The intern program is a fantastic opportunity for an aspiring communicator to gain valuable, real-world experience. The program is provided by TOCA and generously funded by Den and Sandy Gardner and Dave Hansen. Project EverGreen is […]